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Definition

An autosomal recessive neurodevelopmental and degenerative disorder characterized by primary microcephaly, profound global developmental delay, and severe intellectual disability. Additional clinical features include dysmorphic features, truncal hypotonia, peripheral spasticity, and lack of independent ambulation or speech acquisition. Brain imaging shows cortical atrophy, thin corpus callosum, cerebellar hypoplasia, and delayed myelination.

Acronym

NMIHBA

Keywords

Neurodegeneration
Primary microcephaly
Mental retardation

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